23 March 2009

Prime capital for woman is her beauty. So, no wonder if women always try many ways to keep their body looks good. One of nature ingredient which has been believed to keep woman’s beauty is honey. Now, honey use in many beauty product for skin care and hair care products.

Honey is a humectant which has ability to absorb humidity. Skin ability to keep its moisture is the main factor to keep the skin soft, elastic and tough. Long with getting in years, skin will be loss its ability to bind water, this will make your skin dry and wrinkle. Environment also gives big bad impact to our skin, especially pollution and chemical substance.

You can treat yourself using the most natural ingredient, honey. Natural substance which contained in honey help the property hydrating works as its function to moisturize the skin. Natural honey also suitable for all kind skin type, even for sensitive skin.

New research said honey has antimicrobial agent to prevent bacterial growth. According to Janice Cox, Natural Beauty at Home Book writer, antimicrobial agent in honey can be use as light acne treatment. Different with other acne treatment product, the moisture content in honey can not make the skin dry.

A research in Dutch has been develops honey so thst it produce alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs). AHAs is important ingredients in every skin cream and moisturizer because the function is as peeling skin agent. This peeling treatment is very useful to regenerate dead skin and rejuvenate skin. But this method also can irritate the skin, so by adding natural moisture from honey makes AHAs products more effective.

Actually, you can also do the self treatment using natural ingredients without go to salon or spa center. There are several steps you can do by honey.

Acne Treatment Recipe
Ingredients :
  • ½ cup lukewarm water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup honey
Preparation :
  • Mix the lukewarm water with salt
  • Apply it directly into the acne using cotton bud
  • Give little pressure with cotton for couple minutes
  • To softening those part, apply honey on the acne
  • Allow it for 10 minutes
  • Rinse it than clap it slowly until dry.
Tightening Masker Recipe Ingredients :
  • 1 sp honey
  • 1 albume
  • 1 tsp glycerin
Preparation :
  • Mix all ingredients until the mixture become like paste.
  • Apply it slowly on the face and neck.
  • Allow it for 10 minutes
  • Rinse it with lukewarm water.
Hair Conditioner. Ingredient :
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup olive oil
Preparation :
  • Apply it little by little into your hair with light massage on the head until all hair wrapped up.
  • Cover your hair with hair cover for 30 minutes.
  • After that, wash your hair shampoo and rinse it until clear.
  • Dry it naturally, don’t use hair dryer.
Easy right? It’s natural, cheap and you can do it in your own house.

1 comments:

care said...

Throughout the centuries, legendary beauties have used honey as part of their skin and hair care treatments. The famous queen of ancient Egypt, Cleopatra, is describes as a woman of exceptional beauty. History informs us that Cleopatra used a mixture of fresh milk and honey in her bath. The legendary queen of the Nile maintained her skin soft, smooth and shiny owing to the skin-enhancing qualities of honey.

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